If you go to Google Body in Firefox 4, do you get an error stating that WebGL is not initializing properly? If so then keep on reading and I’ll explain a very quick switch that you can toggle in order to access the Body Browser and other WebGL applications:
- Fire up Firefox 4 and type “about:config” into your address bar then press Enter on your keyboard.
- You may get a warning about dragons. Tell Firefox you are aware of them and that you’ll be careful by clicking the “I’ll be careful, I promise!” button.
- Type into the “Filter: box” below the address bar the word “webgl”. You should now see most (if not all) of the WebGL options in Firefox 4.
- Scan the list for “webgl.force-enabled” under “Preference Name” (or type it in the filter, whichever is fastest for you), if the “Value” is set to false then right-click it and select “Toggle”; it should change to true.
- Re-open the Google Body page and it should be working
Now you can browse the anatomy of a human female or maybe you can view some other WebGL content. If you have problems with Firefox 4 after enabling this then you should disable it; one would assume it’s in beta (since not enabled by default) or you may have actually awoken a dragon.